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14 Thanksgiving Decorations That Kids Can Make

Celebrate the season with these festive (and fun!) ideas

Jen Betterley

Published on: November 15, 2023

14 Thanksgiving Decorations That Kids Can Make

Credit: Prairie Mother

A-maize-ing cardboard corn

Riffing off another fall favorite harvest feature, these DIY corn on the cobs (or, maize cobs) included on Prairie Mother are a fantastic addition to your family’s holiday table. Whether you’re using them as simple decorations or as colorful napkin rings for guests, these mini corn cobs are fun for your little niblets to make and can be created in just an afternoon. Grab bubble wrap, paint, construction paper and leftover cardboard tubes to whip these up — easy! 

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Editor’s note: This article was published several years ago and was updated most recently in 2023.

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